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November 07, 1999

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Monday, November 8, 1999




Mary C. Powell

WOLFSVILLE, Md. - Mary Catherine Powell, 85, of Wolfsville, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore.

Born Dec. 12, 1913, in Wolfsville, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Estella Lewis Powell. She was raised by Claude Stottlemyer after her parents died when she was a child.

She was a member of Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, Myersville, Md.

She was a dairy farmer and raised poultry and flowers.

She is survived by Quayton and Dorothy Stottlemyer of Wilmington, Del., many cousins and her caretakers Cathy Wolfe and Ruth Winfield, both of Wolfsville.

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She was preceded in death by one brother, Leo Powell.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, Wolfsville. The Rev. Randall Reid will officiate. Burial will be in Salem United Methodist Cemetery, Wolfsville.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 12477 Wolfsville Road, Myersville, MD 21773.

Hulda M. Martin

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Hulda M. Jacobs Martin, 102, of 227 W. Main St., and a guest of Manorcare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa., died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at the nursing home.

Born June 25, 1897, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Alive Araminta Wolfkill Jacobs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Martin, whom she married in 1934.

She attended the Washington Township schools.

She was employed in her early life by 5&10 Department Store, Waynesboro and then by United Telephone Company, Waynesboro, as a telephone operator, retiring in 1952.

Recently Sprint Telephone Company interviewed her as their oldest living telephone operator to be published in their 100th anniversary booklet.

Following her retirement, she and her husband owned and operated a floral business in their home for a number of years.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Waynesboro and adult Sunday school class of the church.

She was a member of William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 Ladies Auxiliary; Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 Ladies Auxiliary; former North Chapter A.A.R.P. 739 and Waynesboro YMCA Auxiliary, all of Waynesboro and National A.A.R.P.

She is survived by one niece, Martha Mathias of Waynesboro and a number of great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister and two brothers, Byron W. Jacobs and Robert F. Jacobs.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. The Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will be in Price's Church Cemetery, near Waynesboro.

The family will receive friends Tuesday one half hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hoover House, 227 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

Donald W. Martz

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Donald W. "Bud" Martz, 76, of 338 W. Main St., died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Chambersburg.

Born July 28, 1923, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Omer Wade and Rhoda Alice Hardman Martz.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Josephine Bonner Martz, whom he married in 1945. She died in 1986.

He was a 1942 graduate of Waynesboro Area High School.

He was employed for Landis Machine Company as an assembler and then he worked at Fairchild.

He and his uncle were founders of Martz Plumbing, Waynesboro, in 1946. In 1982 he built his new shop on W. Fifth Street and before that he worked for Waynesboro Ice and Cold Storage.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II with the Air Group 27 abroad the USS Independence, as an Aviation Machinist, 2nd class. He was also an aerial gunnery and radar operator. He received the Air Medal for bombing raids over Japan.

He was a member of Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church. He was a former member of South Mountain Church of God, where he served as a deacon.

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